Aside from its general commercial law practice, the firm has developed an expertise in import-export and customs law matters.
Marcos Cervantes of our firm has handled appeals relating to cross-border VAT, tariff classification, valuation and origin of goods under free trade agreements. He has worked on export control matters and provided legal advice on controls over Canadian cultural property. He has experience working in the international trade and customs team of one of the Big 4 accounting firms.
He has several diplomas that strengthen his transportation and customs practice, including:
Certified Trade Compliance Specialist (Canadian Society of Customs Brokers)
Export Compliance Professional – ITAR/EAR (ECoP) (Export Compliance Training Institute)
Certificate in Marine Transportation (Shipping Federation/Concordia University)
He maintains the Blog www.canadiancustomslaw.com which is a website providing ongoing case summaries of customs law, import-export regulations, and cross-border VAT cases since 2016.
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